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Financial Sanctions - Ukraine

Wednesday, 22 November 2017

This news release is issued in respect of measures taken against certain persons, entities and bodies in view of the situation in Ukraine.

Annex I to Council Regulation (EU) No 269/2014 has been amended with effect from 21 November 2017, following the publication of Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2017/2153.

The following individual has been added to the UK’s Consolidated List and is now subject to an asset freeze.




DOB: 21/02/1977. 

POB: Omsk, USSR 

Position: Governor of Sevastopol 

Other Information: Ovsyannikov was elected the 'Governor of Sevastopol' in the elections of 10 September 2017 organised by the Russian Federation in the illegally annexed city of Sevastopol. On 28 July 2016 President Putin appointed him as 'the acting Governor of Sevastopol'. 

Listed on: 21/11/2017 Last Updated: 21/11/2017 Group ID: 13558.

Financial institutions and other persons are required to check whether they maintain any accounts or otherwise hold funds, financial assets, economic benefits and economic resources for the designated individual. If so, they must freeze such accounts or funds and, unless licensed by the Treasury, refrain from dealing with said funds or economic resources, and suspend the provision of any financial services.  They must also report their findings to the Sanctions Officer at the Customs and Excise Division of the Treasury. 

Failure to comply with financial sanctions legislation or to seek to circumvent its provisions is a criminal offence.

Further details of the sanctions regime related to Ukraine and links to the Consolidated List of individuals and entities subject to other financial sanctions regimes may be found  on the Customs and Excise pages of the Isle of Man Government website.

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